Colorado Sand Dunes, Valley View Hot Springs and the Magical San Luis Valley

Colorado is so strikingly beautiful I’d be surprised if you randomly found yourself in this “quirky”, remote, sparsely inhabited and … More

Leadville, CO – Skijoring, Mining, High Mountain Passes, and Breathtaking Views

Or blame the shortness of breath on the altitude 🙂 We passed through Leadville on my very first ColoRADical Road … More

Yosemite – “El Capitan” of California National Parks

If Zion National Park is the crown jewel of Utah’s Mighty 5, then Yosemite is “El Capitan” of California National Parks. Majestic, breathtaking, spectacular, a masterpiece of nature in the Eastern Sierras of Central California!

Natural Wonders on the Utah / Arizona Border

Our public lands are NOT for grabs! They have withstood millions of years of climate and geological changes but they are threatened by corporate interests now! I’d like to dedicate this post to the natural wonders of the American West, especially the stunning geological formations and incredible cultural heritage on the Utah / Arizona border!

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Yellowstone was established in 1872 as the 1st National Park in the United States, even before the territories of Wyoming … More

Getting Lost in the San Juans of Southwest CO

If there is ONE secret spot in Colorado, a place that is hidden and distant yet I couldn’t recommend it … More